Program Chair(s)

William Abbott

MacDonald & Partners LLP

George Karahotzitis

Thomson, Rogers

Post-Covid, the already complex world of child and spousal support is a whole new game. Get ready.

Your clients rely upon you to be up to date and on the ball. Invest a day acquiring the key information, expert guidance and strategies you need to advise on child and spousal support issues with confidence. This annual program has become the must attend for the family law bar. Why? Because it’s not just a quick summary of current issues. Rather, it’s practical and relevant information you can immediately put to use.

Your time is valuable. Make the most of it. Get an in-depth analysis of the critical issues together with real-world applications and strategies from senior family law judges and lawyers. Join the experts as they delve into the challenges you and your clients grapple with daily.

What You’ll Learn

Motions to Change: strategies for success

Critical case law update: the key cases from the past year and what they mean for your clients

Advancing and challenging income determination and imputation claims, including guidance on how to effectively employ secondary sources

Retroactive child support: the SCC has spoken.  What is the (new) state of the law?

How to guide for challenging an Income Report

View from the Bench and trenches: valuable tips and insights from judges and senior counsel

Who Should Attend

Family lawyers

General practitioners whose practice includes family law

Law clerks


Program Chairs

William Abbott

MacDonald & Partners LLP

George Karahotzitis

Thomson, Rogers



 View the 2021 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Nov 10, 2021

$595 + Tax

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CPD Hours
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Substantive4h 20m
Professionalism 1h 30m
Total5h 50m

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